Sitting almost motionless, Pfc. Bradley Manning listened to his attorney argue that the soldier was young and naive and only wanted to enlighten the public about the bitter reality of America’s wars when he gave a massive amount of classified material to WikiLeaks.
Some supporters of an Army private charged with aiding the enemy are releasing a leaked audio recording of his explanation for giving U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website.
Hundreds of protesters rallied outside a Virginia military base concerned about the treatment of Maryland soldier Bradley Manning. The 23-year-old military analyst faces a slew of charges relating to the largest document leak in American history.
More than 100 anti-war protesters, including the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers, were arrested outside the White House on Saturday in demonstrations marking the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led war in Iraq.